* IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI
Date of decision: 03.09.2019
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GAGANDEEP SINGH BAJAJ ORS. ….. Petitioners
Through: Mr. Lalit Bhardwaj, Mr. M.K.
Malhotra, Mr. Jatin Anand Dwivedi
and Mr. Shubhanan Chaturvedi,
STATE ANR. ….. Respondents
Through: Mr.M.S. Oberoi, APP for State with
SI Sandeep Kr., SOS-I, Crime Branch
Mr. Vivek Gupta and Ms. Pooja
Bhatia, Advs. for R-2
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURESH KUMAR KAIT
J U D G M E N T (ORAL)
CRL. M.A. 34392/2019
Allowed, subject to all just exceptions.
Application is disposed of.
CRL.M.A. 34393/2019 (delay)
For the reasons stated in the application, delay is condoned.
Application stands allowed and disposed of accordingly.
Vide the present petition, the petitioners seek quashing of FIR No.
671/2014 dated 01.11.2014, registered at Police Station- Ashok Vihar for
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the offences punishable under Sections 498A/Section406 of the IPC and consequent
proceedings arising therefrom.
Notice is accepted by learned APP for the State and counsel for the
With the consent of the counsel for the parties, the present petition is
taken up for final disposal.
The petitioner no.1 and respondent no.2 got married on 14.11.2010 as
per Hindu rites and ceremonies.
The present petition is filed on the ground that the parties have settled
their disputes and the respondent No. 2 has no objection if the present
petition is allowed.
Respondent No. 2 is personally present in Court with learned counsel
– Mr. Vivek Gupta, Advocate and she has been identified by SI Sandeep
Kr., SOS-I, Crime Branch/IO.
The petitioners and respondent no.2 have entered into an amicable
settlement vide settlement deed dated 17.07.2018. The total settlement
amount is Rs.41,25,000/-, out of Rs.31,25,000/- has been received by the
respondent No. 2 and for the balance amount of Rs.10 lakhs, a demand draft
bearing No. 503509 dated 07.05.2019, revalidated on 08.08.2019, is handed
over to the respondent No. 2 today in the Court.
Taking into account the aforesaid facts, this Court is inclined to
quash the concerned FIR as no useful purpose would be served in
prosecuting the petitioners any further.
For the reasons afore-recorded, the FIR No. 671/2014 dated
01.11.2014, registered at Police Station- Ashok Vihar for the offences
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punishable under Sections 498A/Section406 of the IPC and consequent proceedings
arising therefrom are quashed.
The petition is allowed accordingly.
Copy of this order be given dasti under the signatures of Court
(SURESH KUMAR KAIT)
SEPTEMBER 03, 2019
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